Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

National ID: MSL40118
State ID: BDV3
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

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LTT Group Pty Ltd

MSL40118 Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques builds technical ability in the use of laboratory application software, maintaining and controlling stock, performing chemical tests and more. The qualification is designed to provide in-depth insight into the industry and focuses on promoting methodological competence, so students graduate ready to start a laboratory career.

What types of labs are there, who works in them and what do they do?

Laboratory operations (sometimes written as LabOps) is a diverse field with plenty of opportunities for career advancement.

Lab workers are employed in industries as diverse as aeronautics, construction, mining, manufacturing, paper, health, pathology and pharmaceuticals, transportation, professional, scientific and technical services, education and training, environmental, water, wine and food testing. Anytime a product is produced, a lab is usually involved!

Example careers

Medical laboratory technicians perform chemical analyses of body fluids and tissues.

Geological technicians (geotechnicians / geoscience technicians) analyse the chemical constituents of rock, water and soil samples.

Metallurgical technicians work with ore samples to support mineral and metal processing and research.

Non-destructive testing (NDT) technicians use an assortment of analytic techniques to evaluate the performance of materials and systems without damaging them.

Agricultural / food science technical officers are involved in the production and quality control of food products.

Materials technicians, including construction materials testers, test the properties and performance of materials used in all sorts of products.

Available funding: Traineeship

Delivery location: Workplace location

Course description

MSL40118 Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques builds technical ability in the use of laboratory application software, maintaining and controlling stock, performing chemical tests and more. The qualification is designed to provide in-depth insight into the industry and focuses on promoting methodological competence, so students graduate ready to start a laboratory career.

What types of labs are there, who works in them and what do they do?

Laboratory operations (sometimes written as LabOps) is a diverse field with plenty of opportunities for career advancement.

Lab workers are employed in industries as diverse as aeronautics, construction, mining, manufacturing, paper, health, pathology and pharmaceuticals, transportation, professional, scientific and technical services, education and training, environmental, water, wine and food testing. Anytime a product is produced, a lab is usually involved!

Example careers

Medical laboratory technicians perform chemical analyses of body fluids and tissues.

Geological technicians (geotechnicians / geoscience technicians) analyse the chemical constituents of rock, water and soil samples.

Metallurgical technicians work with ore samples to support mineral and metal processing and research.

Non-destructive testing (NDT) technicians use an assortment of analytic techniques to evaluate the performance of materials and systems without damaging them.

Agricultural / food science technical officers are involved in the production and quality control of food products.

Materials technicians, including construction materials testers, test the properties and performance of materials used in all sorts of products.

Available funding: Traineeship

Delivery location: Workplace location

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